Meet the Team Committed to Serving You

Chris Cook

CEO and Co-Founder

Chris is motivated by providing cost-effective technical solutions to help organizations run smoothly, efficiently, and stay ahead of the competition. Chris shares a dedication to customer service, attention to detail, and focusing.

Chris has 18 years of technical experience, and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert. He serves on the committee boards for the Riverside Chamber of Commerce and helps international students at UCR. 

Matt Irving

Co-Founder and Consultant

With 20+ years of technical expertise and leadership, Matt is passionate about solving business problems with technical solutions. The guiding principle behind Matt’s leadership is to provide amazing customer service along with professional technical expertise.


Matt is active in the community, the Chamber of Commerce, and at UCR and CBU. In his free time he loves to golf, fish, and snowboard with his family. He has a BS in Computer Information Systems and an MBA from Louisiana State University.

Sarah Sorto

Office Administrator

Sarah is here to help the office staff get things done right and on time. She loves taking on challenges and learning new things. Sarah joined SystemGo IT with 9 years of Agricultural experience working with turkeys. She has a BS in Biology and a MS in Poultry Science. Outside of work Sarah loves traveling, all things outdoors, and coffee.

Rochelle Fisher

Operations Manager

Rochelle joined SystemGo with several years of experience in customer service and organizational skills that make a great fit for project management. She enjoys solving problems and helping clients understand their phone systems. Rochelle received her B.A. in Intercultural Studies from California Baptist University after moving to Riverside. Originally from Montana, she enjoys everything to do with the mountains minus the snow. She enjoys spending time in National Parks, hiking, and drinking coffee with friends.

Trevor Loflin

Software Engineer

Trevor leads the development team at SystemGo. He is a full-stack developer with over a decade of experience in web, app, and database development. Trevor’s skill set includes ASP.Net, React, C#, PHP, SQL Server and MySQL, GitHub/source control, and dev ops. Trevor has a B.S. in Physics, is a master of trivia games, and got a perfect score on his SAT, which we never let him forget.

Nate Padilla

Help Desk Manager

Nate joins the SystemGo team bringing over 5 years experience in the IT Help Desk sector. He leads our Help Desk ensuring efficiency, long term solutions, and a happy customer at the end of every ticket. When he’s not at work, Nate enjoys brewing beer, trying new food, and spending time with loved ones.

Matt Takahashi

Technical Engineer

Matt has more than 10 years of experience in the IT Industry. He enjoys learning new technologies and acquiring new skills. He enjoys working with users and helping them solve technical issues. Away from work Matt serves at his church working with elementary and youth age kids. He plays hockey and goes snowboarding anytime he can. He enjoys all types of foods and will make an adventure to try new and unique foods. His dog Reese’s has been his pal since 2011.

Ryan Lowe

Technical Engineer

Ryan is new to the IT industry; however, he has been working with computers since his first computer class in elementary school. Ryan enjoys spending time with friends, playing board games, computer games and D&D. Ryan is also the loving father to a fish named Jack.


Jonathon Johnson

Technical Engineer

Jon is fairly new to IT and eager to learn new ways of using technology to solve problems. When he’s not solving problems he is spending time with his family, skateboarding, finding new trails to ride, and dabbling in the stock market. He has graduated from Kaplan University with an A.S. in Information Technology and is working towards his B.S. in Cyber Security and Information Assurance.

Dillon Yates

Technical Engineer

Dillon has been in IT for a little over 4 years and has been in customer service for 9+ years. He enjoys learning and further developing his technical skill set. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and his dog Laszlo. He and his wife both love sports, so they try to get to as many sporting events as they can.

Angel Sandoval

Technical Engineer

Angel has 6 years of experience working in the IT industry focusing on technical support and system administration and finds the problem solving aspect of computer systems extremely fascinating. As an Inland Empire native, Angel enjoys spending time with his family and friends, weightlifting and traveling with his current goal to visit all 50 states of the US.

Josh Romero

Technical Engineer

Josh has been working in customer service and technical support for over 9 years. In this time he has developed great communication and troubleshooting skills which he applies to every project he is involved with.

Josh attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood CA where he studied audio engineering and now works freelance engineering and mixing all kinds of music. In his free time he enjoys working on cars, riding his motorcycle and playing drums.

Brandon Garrison

Technical Engineer

Brandon has only a year in IT experience, but really started to grow a passion for everything tech related during that time. He loves helping people out and troubleshooting tech related issues, leaving people happy when everything is fixed. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his girlfriend or playing videogames with his childhood friends.

Angel Pacheco

Technical Engineer

Working in tech has always been a dream of Angel’s, which he has been living out for the last few years. He’s eager to get his hands on as much technology as he can to build new skills. When he’s not working with computers, he’s getting his hands dirty wrenching on cars with his friends at home. Whatever the situation might be, you’ll have trouble spotting him without a cup of good coffee in his hands.

Jarrod Maas

Procurement Assistant

Jarrod has been passionate about learning about technology since he was a little kid, and though he has worked in a lot of other fields like, photography, videography, EMS, real estate, and theatre; his love and passion for the technical field always pulls him back in. Outside of tech he’s a big advocate for the art of story telling, participating in short films, theatre shows, and teaching theatre to high school students. If he’s not in some sort of production, he is desperately trying to find a day to schedule a D&D session for his wife and their very busy friends.

Brian Valerio

Business Account Manager

Brian is using his 17 years of telecommunications experience to help the One Talk Team grow by leaps and bounds here at SystemGo IT. As part of the Business Development team, he’s dedicated to making sure we provide you with the best solutions that meet your business needs. Most recently, he finished a full stack Data Science and Visualization course at UCSD Extension in San Diego. Brian loves spending time with his family. His favorite places to vacation are Hawaii and Cancun in Mexico. He also collects Funko Pop vinyl figures and is an avid craft beer drinker!

Jon Harmon

Telecom Supervisor

With a long background in education and customer service, Jon enjoys helping people find solutions. When not at work, Jon likes to unwind with family, play with his dogs and explore new streams to fish.

Jose Figueroa

Senior Telecom Specialist

Jose graduated from good old UC Riverside back in 2014. He is a Project Manager for the tele communication specialist team by day and an outgoing, thrill seeking, hiker/racquetballer/pasta maker/waterfall chaser/star gazer/adventure seeker by night. His biggest aim in life is becoming a dad. He loves hanging out with his church community any chance he gets, especially at YardHouse!

Brandon Varvell

Project Manager

Brandon joined SystemGo IT with a background in project management and a love for all things IT. He is committed to providing great customer service and going above and beyond! He graduated with a bachelors degree from California Baptist University and is currently pursuing a MBA. In his free time, he enjoys trying new food, listening to podcasts, and spending time with his lovely wife and their two dogs.

Carissa Rivette

Project Manager

Carissa joined SystemGo IT after receiving a bachelor in Communications and minor in Christian Studies. She loves helping people solve problems and using her customer service to connect with clients. Outside of SystemGo, Carissa loves playing spikeball, volleyball, and Spicy Uno with friends.

Tracey Christensen

Project Manager

Tracey, a former lawyer with a background in education, law enforcement, and manufacturing, comes to SystemGo IT from her most recent career as a life coach and personal assistant to three minor humans. She also volunteers with Scouts BSA, tutors struggling middle-schoolers in math, and is active in her church. She’s helped all kinds of people solve almost every kind of problem and is happy to bring that experience to her work. In her free time, she likes to write, read, and explore North Idaho, where she lives with her family and the world’s best dog.

Cynthia Cruz

Project Manager

Cynthia joins the SystemGo IT team from the beautiful state of Hawaii. She has a background in natural foods, marketing, and community outreach. She thrives on working with people with empathy and aloha and enjoys checking things off her to do list.. a lot. A serial problem solver, she enjoys project management professionally and puzzles and games at home with an iced coffee or boba tea (25% sweet, light ice).

Ashley Crandall

Office Administrator

Ashley joins us with 10 plus years of customer service experience under her belt. She’s eager, dedicated, and willing to go above and beyond to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for everyone. Her friends and co workers have described her as the life of the party, a hard worker, very random, and can quote most movies at the drop of a hat. When she’s not working she is heavily invested in the youth program at her church, and enjoys spending time with her friends and family dancing and going on adventures.

Luis Medina

Project Manager

Luis was born and raised in California! He is a nature enthusiast and enjoys a day at the beach! Currently Luis is pursuing a business degree.

Steve Malott

Technical Engineer

I’m a follower of Christ, Husband and father to 3 young men. I have 15 years of MSP experience. I have a passion woodworking, the outdoors and a good cup of coffee in the morning.

Ethan Maas

Jr. Technical Engineer

Ethan is relatively new to the IT Industry but enjoys the puzzle like problems and being able to fix things for people. In his spare time he likes to play video or board games with friends or is desperately trying to find a day to schedule a D&D session for his brother and their very busy friends.

Melia Reynolds

Project Manager

With 5 years of customer service experience, Melia has joined the SystemGo IT team to connect and help clients while keeping a big smile on her face! She is currently working towards her Bachelor’s in Business with the hope to create her own business one day. Outside of work and school, she loves to hangout with her friends and family every chance she gets. She also believes she is the biggest comedian, so watch out for her corny dad jokes!